Woman dies after truck driver loses control of vehicle, hits SUV in Virginia Beach
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Police responded to a serious vehicle crash Friday afternoon. A preliminary investigation revealed an adult male driving a delivery box truck was traveling eastbound on Indian River Road. The delivery truck driver lost control, over-corrected, crossed the center line and struck a small SUV traveling westbound, police said.
Two adult females were in the SUV. Police said the SUV driver suffered critical injuries during this accident and succumbed to her wounds. The SUV passenger suffered critical injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
The driver of the delivery truck suffered a minor injury and did not require additional treatment, police said. The delivery truck driver was placed in custody and transported to the Virginia Beach Central Jail. Police said alcohol and speed may be factors in the case.
An investigation is ongoing.